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Ref: GE/06

Beekeeping notes/diaries/lore/cuttings

TITLE: GE/06/001
DATE: Not known
SIZE: 1 item
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Pamphlet: Beehives, by Herbert Mace, and Beehouses, by John Spiller. Published by the Beekeeping Annual Office.


TITLE: GE/06/002
DATE: 1945-1972
SIZE: 10 items
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Press cuttings relating to bees and beekeeping, and a British Bee-Keepers’ Association leaflet on making mead. Found in one folder with GE/06/003-005.

TITLE: GE/06/003
DATE: 1951-1970s
SIZE: 9 items
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Notes on bee lore, on scrap paper and in a notebook. Also other notes on bee-related matters (beekeeping, points to raise at Beekeepers’ Association meetings etc.) Some notes are in Welsh. Items GE/06/002-005 were found in one folder.

TITLE: GE/06/004
DATE: 1969
SIZE: 1 item
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENTLife of the Honey-bee – a Ladybird Natural History Book, by W. Sinclair. Wills and Hepworth, 1969. Items GE/06/002-005 were found in one folder.

TITLE: GE/06/005
DATE: See below
SIZE: 3 items
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENTThe World of Bees by Gilbert Nixon, Arrow Books 1959. Also Gwilym Evans’ notes on the book. Notes are dated 1969 or later. Items GE/06/002-005 were found in one folder.

TITLE: GE/06/006
DATE: Not Known
SIZE: 1 item
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Diagram of ‘The National Single-Walled Hive, simplified model’. Welsh Beekeepers Association Leaflet no. 1

TITLE: GE/06/007
DATE: 1944-1951
SIZE: 12 items
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Press cuttings relating to bees and beekeeping. 

TITLE: GE/06/008
DATE: 1953
SIZE: 1 f.
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NATURE AND CONTENT: Gwilym Evans’ application for a permit to obtain supplies of sugar for the purpose of feeding bees under Ministry of Food Defence (General) Regulations 1939- the Food Rationing Orders. 

TITLE: GE/06/009
DATE: 1952
SIZE: 13 ff.
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NATURE AND CONTENT: Beekeeping diary kept by Elinor Evans while Gwilym Evans was in the United States, including account of sulphur treatment following acarine disease diagnosis. In Welsh. Also leaflet on treating acarine disease and a bee disease diagnosis form. The whole was in folder labelled ‘Gwenyn a’r Ardd’.

TITLE: GE/06/010
DATE: 1947-1948
SIZE: 1 item
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Notebook containing notes on bees and beekeeping. 

TITLE: GE/06/011
DATE: 1940-1943
SIZE: 1 item
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Notebook containing notes on bees, beekeeping and the garden. 

TITLE: GE/06/012
DATE: 1948
SIZE: 16 ff.
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Pages torn from a diary, containing a record of weather and wild plant and trees flowering times. 

TITLE: GE/06/013
DATE: Not known
SIZE: 1 item
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Notebook containing beekeeping quiz or examination questions and answers. 

TITLE: GE/06/014
DATE: Not known
SIZE: 3 items
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Notebook, loose page and envelope containing notes on bees, beekeeping and the garden.

TITLE: GE/06/015
DATE: 1947-1949
SIZE: 1 item
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Notebook containing notes in Welsh and English on bees and beekeeping.

TITLE: GE/06/016
DATE: 1951-1952
SIZE: 1 item
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Notebook containing notes on beekeeping and related matters (weather, flowering times of plants etc.). In Welsh.

TITLE: GE/06/017
DATE: c. 1950
SIZE: 1 item
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Notebook containing notes on beekeeping and related matters (sources of nectar, remedies for brood diseases etc.).

TITLE: GE/06/018
DATE: 1943-1945
SIZE: 1 item
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Notebook containing a detailed beekeeping and garden diary for the years 1943-1945, commenced by H. Elinor Evans (Gwilym Evans’ first wife) and continued by Gwilym Evans. 

TITLE: GE/06/019
DATE: 1945
SIZE: 1 item
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NATURE AND CONTENT: Exercise book containing H. Elinor Evans’ notes on a lecture by E. E. Edwards to a meeting of the North Cardiganshire Beekeepers on 6 June 1945.

TITLE: GE/06/020
DATE: c. 1946
SIZE: 2 ff.
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Leaflet: Life and Behaviour of Honeybees, by A. V. Pavord of Abergavenny. Handwritten and xeroxed. 2 copies, one annotated. See also GE/01/012.

TITLE: GE/06/021
DATE: not known
SIZE: 4 ff.
LEVEL & ARRANGEMENT: item
NATURE AND CONTENT: Miscellaneous scraps: front cover, frontispiece and title page of ‘The Bee-Keeper’s Guide’ by W. Herrod-Hempsall (signed by the author); part of a letter about bees from T. Collins to (presumably) Gwilym Evans; 2 ff. of notes on bees and hives.
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